http-equiv has reported a vulnerability in Windows XP, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system or gain escalated privileges.
It is possible to construct a malicious folder containing both script code and an executable file. This can be exploited to make Windows Explorer execute code automatically on a user's system if the user is tricked into opening the folder.
A PoC (Proof of Concept) exploit is available.
Solution: There's no proper solution available at the moment.
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Subject: Windows XP Malicious Folder Automatic Code Execution Vulnerability
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